Unless your goal is to merely make movies that are popular on Youtube or Vimeo, you’ve probably thought about how to sell your film. Moreover, if you’re interested in making a living as movie producer, then distribution is probably on the forefront your mind.
Professional and amateur producers of local video content producers are asked to submit their work via a dedicated link on the VIDI website for possible inclusion in its video-on-demand (VOD) service’s South African content selection.
A recently announced deal between Lebara Play and various African producers for OTT rights in Europe illustrates how VoD will allow content owners new channels to diaspora markets. But this is not the first of these kinds of deals as Russell Southwood outlines.